About Us

Founded in 2010, Gathering Thyme is an independent, women-owned herb store and healthcare clinic run by clinical Western herbalists, Cheryl Fromholzer & Judy Lieblein. We provide professional, personalized service and offer customized herbal formulations in a relaxed, supportive environment. The Gathering Thyme School of Western Herbalism provides students with a strong foundation in herbal medicine, natural cosmetics, aromatherapy and nutrition to promote and enhance personal well-being.

Contact Us

Email: Click here to send us an email.
Phone: 415-524-8693


Monday-Friday: 10:30am to 6:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Closed All Major Holidays


1447 Fourth Street, Suite B • San Rafael, CA 94901
Parking lot in rear of building off E Street

Press and Links

See what others are saying about Gathering Thyme and Cheryl Fromholzer.

Check out the Elderberry Cordial article and recipe in Edible Magazine, December 2013 issue.

Gathering Thyme was featured in the Spring 2012 issue of Heirloom Gardener. Download a PDF version of the article here.

Gathering Thyme Reviews on Yelp.com

"Gathering Thyme is a new community herb shop and holistic health education center focused on providing Marin County and the Bay Area with exceptional natural healthcare products, education and support. “Keys is very excited to add Gathering Thyme to our reseller list because they are true trusted advisors in their community,” said Wendy Steele, Keys CEO..."
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"The skincare needs of a young hormonally reactive teenager are much different from those of a menopausal woman," says Cheryl Fromholzer, who will help participants determine their specific needs and concoct aromatic herbal facial steams, facial masks, skin tonics, facial serums, and other products... "Learning what natural ingredients work for your skin type is very empowering."
Read the rest of the article on EastBayExpress.com